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Arlington spikers defeat Mountlake Terrace Hawks

 

September 27, 2017 | View PDF

Andrew Hines

Caroline Diemer, left, and Sarah Mekelburg, right, work together for the block against the Hawks at Arlington High School on Sept. 21.

The Arlington girls volleyball team took on the Mountlake Terrace Hawks for their third league matchup of the season, on Sept. 21.

In the first two sets the Arlington Eagles came out on fire as they blew out the Hawks with scores of 25-15 and 25-16, respectively. In the third set things began to shift as Mountlake Terrace started to execute early and got up by a score of 11-5. They battled back and forth and the Hawks managed to steal a set, 28-26. After a tight loss in the third set, the Eagles came out with energy in the fourth as they kept a consistent lead and ended it with a score of 25-19. In the end Arlington grabbed the victory, 3-1.

Andrew Hines

Senior captain Michaela Camlin sends over the serve in the fourth set against Mountlake Terrace at Arlington High School on Sept. 21.

"The biggest thing we have to work on is knowing when to turn things on and really starting to fight. I don't think they know how hard they can play yet because they're so young, but we're definitely going to get there. We're starting out great so far and I hope we can continue to play well as we get into the tougher matches late in the season," said Arlington Head Coach Whitney Williams.

The pair of sophomore hitters, Arianna Bilby and Reese Talbot, absolutely dominated their matchups for the Eagles.

Bilby finished with a match-high 19 kills to go along with her four aces and five digs. Talbot was right behind her as she had 10 kills and five aces.

Arlington's sophomore setter Caroline Diemer made her presence felt as well as she had the match-high in assists with an incredible 34.

If you want to come out and support the Eagles, they will be facing off against the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors at home on Monday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m.

 

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